catching up

Yeah, I’ve been negligent in the writing department, blogging included. Stopping in to congratulate the National Book Award winners, just posted at Omnivoracious:

And because she had such an impact on the world of publishing, I feel compelled to post that Oprah is apparently calling it quits in 2011, for real this time.

Now, I have to figure out how to get my discipline back. It’s become distressingly elusive.

the e-reader

From old to new…

First pictures of Barnes and Noble’s new e-readerBNereader

What’s that, Kindle? You hear footsteps? The light at the top is a nice touch. I like my Kindle, but I’ll go have a look when the e-reader arrives in stores. It debuts October 20 in New York.

National Book Award finalists have been announced. Which fiction finalist do you favor? Haven’t read them (yet), so no comment. I do have a couple of them on my Kindle, but first I need to finish my own novel. Back to work.